A very pretty 18th c. French mirror with its original mercury glass and gilding.
Carved wooden frame, decorated with vine and acanthusleaves.
The crest with vase of flowers.
Place of origin- France
Period- 18th century, ca. 1765
Source 'World Mirrors 1650-1900' G.Child
'..The eighteenthcentury preoccupation with floral decoration, similar carving at each side in this case of a vine bearing grapes, combined with the basket of flowers in the cresting, might suggest that this frame was intended for a dining room..'